Florida hoping an additional $8 million will help save the manatees

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(Jim Waymer/Florida Today/May 4, 2021) Florida wildlife officials are due to receive another $8 million in funding this year to help manatees recover from a year on pace to be the deadliest on record for the threatened species. Research shows the sea cows are starving across from a shortage of native seagrasses. State biologists are working to figure out how best to spend the extra cash. Click here to read the entire article.